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Semi tries to beat warning gates, struck by train

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Hereford, TX - Crews in Hereford are investigating a wreck between a semi-truck and a train.

At 11am the driver of a truck hauling rocks approached a railroad crossing near Highway 60 at FM 2943 and tried to beat the warning gates as they lowered.

Officials say the truck was caught on the tracks between the closing gates and was struck by the train.

The truck driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.